Adam Waterford vs. Isaac Baker Case Transcript, 1841

Title

Adam Waterford vs. Isaac Baker Case Transcript, 1841

Description

The Adam Waterford vs. Isaac Baker Case Transcript, held by the Archives of Appalachia at East Tennessee State University, consists of an 1841 handwritten transcript of an 1829-1840 case transferred from the Chancery Court in Rogersville, Tennessee to the United States District Court of East Tennessee. The case concerned disputes over debt between Adam Waterford, a free person of color, of Sullivan County, Tennessee, and Isaac Baker of Washington County, Virginia. Major issues included disputes over tracts of land in Tazewell County, Viriginia and Sullivan County, Tennessee; the sale of forty head of cattle; and the question of whether Waterford sold or mortgaged his brother, a slave named Walter Waterford, to Baker to satisfy a portion of his debt.  The collection also includes a typed transcription of the original transcript.

Creator

Waterford, Adam

Source

Adam Waterford vs. Isaac Baker Case Transcript, Archives of Appalachia, East Tennessee State University

Date

1829-1841

Rights

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Identifier

ETSU Archives of Appalachia: AppMs-314

Collection Items

Holographic transcript of case record, 1841
A handwritten transcript from 1841 of an 1829-1840 case transferred from the Chancery Court in Rogersville, Tennessee to the United States District Court of East Tennessee. The case concerned disputes over debt between Adam Waterford, a free person…

Typed transcript of case record
A typed transcript from 1841 of an 1829-1840 case transferred from the Chancery Court in Rogersville, Tennessee to the United States District Court of East Tennessee. The case concerned disputes over debt between Adam Waterford, a free person of…
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